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June 12, 2024

Osita ‘Duke’ Ugeh is only Nigerian on 2024 ‘Billboard 40 Under 40’

Osita ‘Duke’ Ugeh is only Nigerian on 2024 ‘Billboard 40 Under 40’

Action is a thin line between dreams and reality. Osita Ugeh, popularly referred to as Duke has risen far above his dreams.

The Billboard 40 Under 40 was released on the 30th of May, 2024, listing Duke as one of the pacemaking music executives and power players.

During Duke’s days in school, his interest in music delighted him in organising parties and concerts. This has led him to become the biggest Afrobeats show organiser and promoter in Africa.

Music stems further into a new horizon and Duke has found his place with Duke Concept. He has set many standards and records like Burna Boy’s concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden and launching Tribeville in Houston with


Adekunle Gold, Simi, Oxlade and more. He’s working towards organising more festivals and presenting African artistes beyond the continent. There are more tours and events set to be held in the near future. Right now, Duke is focused on pushing the Duke Concept publicly and also organising bigger and better shows. With Duke, the best is yet to come.

The Billboard 40 under 40 list features groundbreaking personalities across different sectors around the globe. It is a yearly curated list to acknowledge and appreciate the contribution of these brilliant minds, along with their contribution to music growth.